So, 2 ex-prison guards, 2 gang members, 1 schizophrenic, 1 mentally disabled, 1 armed robber, 1…

I’d feel a bit like a parrot or a broken record after the comments already left here, each echoing my feelings better than I could. It would bug me all day, however, if I did not respond.

I hate that children ever have to go through scary, stressful, or abusive situations, but there is such a unique beauty to someone who has been through those situations and not only learns good from them but is able to touch others with it.

I’m afraid I would have just broken.

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